Porterville Man Convicted of Murdering 18-Year-Old Girl

A Tulare County jury has convicted Dale Watson, 55, of murdering 18-year-old Dynasty Alexander two years ago with a shotgun blast to her upper body. The verdict came in late Friday afternoon, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said. Dale Watso...
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Man Pleads Not Guilty to Rape, Murder of Bakersfield Teen

BAKERSFIELD — A Southern California man has pleaded not guilty to allegations that he raped and killed a 13-year-old girl he met online, then set her body on fire. Armando Cruz, 24, of Inglewood, entered pleas Tuesday to a dozen charges includ...

Father Arrested in Killings of His Valley Born Children

A former Fresno man about to be freed from prison has been taken into custody in connection with the decades-old killings of five of his infant children in a case a sheriff said has haunted his agency for years. Paul Perez, 57, a convicted sex offender ...
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Paroled for Murder, Fresno-Raised Tith Ton Handed to ICE

A Cambodian refugee raised in Fresno was released Monday from San Quentin Prison after being paroled in a murder case, then handed to federal agents for possible deportation, his attorney said. Gov. Gavin Newsom allowed the parole of Tith Ton, now 40, who s...